Create a water + baking soda solution?

by DMz   Last Updated October 11, 2018 03:17 AM

I was wondering if there is a way I can mix the two and put it in a spray bottle? I would like to use water + baking soda in some cases to spray a little rather than have large amounts. Is it possible? I've tried, but the nozzle always ends up clogged.



Answers 4


Baking soda is soluble in water at up to 90 grams per liter. If you add more than that to water, you'll end up with a saturated solution at 90 g/L plus some crystalline baking soda on the bottom of the container.

A teaspoon of baking soda has a mass of about 4.8 grams, so it'll take 53 ml of your saturated soda solution to deliver 1 teaspoon baking soda. In Fully metric terms, that's 11.1 ml of solution per gram baking soda.

Wayfaring Stranger
Wayfaring Stranger
April 26, 2012 01:26 AM

I really have no idea why you'd need to do this for cooking. The amount of baking soda in solution in a few sprays of a bottle is going to be tiny. If this is actually cooking related, I'm sure there's a better way.

But if there's some use for your spray bottle of solution, you probably just need to clean the nozzle periodically - spraying plain water through it now and then would work. Nothing's going to stop the water in the nozzle from evaporating, though.

Cascabel
Cascabel
April 26, 2012 01:52 AM

A small pot of water and baking soda (over saturated is OK), and a simple brush is all you need

A quick stir of the pot with the brush, and wash it on what you need works fine

TFD
TFD
April 26, 2012 02:30 AM

I’m asking because I’ve read that Evian water with 360 (not stated) bicarbonate make great coffee. I bought some for my espresso machine and it’s very good. So, I’d like to add how much baking soda to a gallon of water. Thanks for any help.

Gary Mullennix
Gary Mullennix
October 11, 2018 03:07 AM

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